METAGESTON DEPOT 500MG INJECTION

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Composition FOR METAGESTON DEPOT 500mg injection

Natural Micronised Progesterone(500mg)

food interaction for METAGESTON DEPOT injection

alcohol interaction for METAGESTON DEPOT injection

pregnancy interaction for METAGESTON DEPOT injection

lactation interaction for METAGESTON DEPOT injection

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Metageston depot 500mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Metageston depot 500mg injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Metageston depot 500mg injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION FOR METAGESTON DEPOT 500mg injection

Natural Micronised Progesterone(500mg)

Metageston depot injection uses

Metageston depot 500mg injection is used in the treatment of hormone replacement therapy (hrt).

How metageston depot injection works

Metageston depot 500mg injection is a progestin (female hormones). It works as part of hormone replacement therapy by replacing the amount of oestrogen in the uterus. It works to bring on menstruation by replacing the natural progesterone that some women are missing.

Common side effects of metageston depot injection

Headache, Absence of menstrual periods.

SUBSTITUTES FOR METAGESTON DEPOT injection

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  • PROLIN 500MG INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    Lincoln Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 67.95/ML of injection
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    Rs. 135.90
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  • PROLUTIL 500MG INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    Tablets India Limited
    Rs. 105/ML of injection
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    Rs. 210
    pay 5257% more per ML of injection
  • RELUTIN DEPOT 500MG INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    Indchemie Health Specialities Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 61.41/ML of injection
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    Rs. 122.82
    pay 3033% more per ML of injection
  • PREGMAIN 500MG INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    Symbiosis Lab
    Rs. 84/ML of injection
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    Rs. 168
    pay 4186% more per ML of injection
  • HYPETRONE 500MG INJECTION
    (1 ML injection in vial)
    Axon Drugs Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 105/ML of injection
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    Rs. 105
    pay 5257% more per ML of injection

Expert advice FOR METAGESTON DEPOT injection

  • Progesterone should be taken on an empty stomach or at least one hour before food or two hours after food.
  • Do not take progesterone and consult your doctor if you have ever had any unexpected and unexplained bleeding from your vagina which was not due to your normal monthly period.
  • Consult your doctor if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or planning a family before taking progesterone.
  • Do not take progesterone without informing your doctor if you are breast-feeding.
  • Do not drive a motor vehicle or operate a machine immediately after taking progesterone. You may experience a temporary (1 to 3 hours) feeling of sleepiness and dizziness after taking progesterone. 
  • Oral progesterone should preferably be taken at bedtime.
  • Consult  your doctor about any severe stomach pain or yellowing of your eyes or skin.
  • Immediately consult your  if you have sudden vision changes or one-sided weakness (signs of stroke) or chest pain and trouble breathing (signs of a pulmonary embolism).

Frequently asked questions FOR METAGESTON DEPOT 500mg injection

Natural Micronised Progesterone

Q. What is natural micronised progesterone?
These are natural progesterone preparations which have improved bioavailability and fewer side effects compared with synthetic progesterone.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)